As with all business decisions, your business will need to find out what you want to get out of a two-way radio system for your workforce. There is a lot to think about... Our team of radio communication specialists are here to help.
In industries such as hospitality, security, retail, construction, manufacturing, and schools, to name a few, where quick clear instructions and communication is important, two-way radios have proven to be extremely useful. So what should you look for in a two-way radio?
Here's what we recommend:
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And some info on four new devices that we have recently added to the The Radio Shop:
1. Hytera BD505
Licenced & Licence-Free (PMR446) Digital Two-Way Radio
A compact device that provides professional communication in an easy-to-operate way. Hytera's BD505 is designed and tested to meet Military Standards 810 C, D, E, F and G, including temperature shock, vibration, high and low temperature, and humidity. Whilst the IP54 dust/water-proof design guarantees the reliability in different environments. Based on TDMA technology (time-division multiple access), the radio can work longer — up to 22 hours in digital mode!
With digital encoding and correction tech, makes it possible to transmit the human voice much clearer, without background noise, even from a rather far distance. This offers a new experience of better audio quality! The feature allows switching of channels to be quick and accurate even in adverse working conditions.
The BD505 supports both analogue and digital modes on the same hardware, so you can easily switch between both operation modes quickly, and this helps you to communicate with analogue radios.
2. Hytera BD615
Licenced Digital Two-Way Radio
A rugged and boldly designed radio for harsh environments. Hytera's BD615 two-way radio inherits the excellent performance of its predecessor the TC-610 series and provides professional communication that is easy-to-operate effectively.
The robust and reliable body can guarantee excellent product performance. The clear and loud sounding voice can cope better in multiple surroundings, these include noisy environments such as the outdoors and crowded areas.With its innovative design, the BD615 has better performance than analogue radios. Excellent reception sensitivity means the effective range for communication can be extended, and that the BD615 has no interference, providing a stable communication connection.
Tested to meet Military Standards 810 G, including temperature shock, vibration, high and low temperature and humidity. While the IP66 dust-and-water-proof design guarantees the devices reliability across a range of various environments.
With digital encoding and correction technology, the radio offers a new experience in the world of improved audio quality, where human voice is transmitted clearer without noise, even over great distances.
3. Hytera BD305LF
Licence-Free Robust Digital Two-Way Radio
A lightweight design with a rugged exterior, providing clear voice communication and high performance, making Hytera's BD305LF an ideal easy-to-operate two-way radio for everyday business comms, and for workforces who rely on digital devices to provide clear audio and understandable voice communications.
The long battery life ensures your workforce can always be connected, while the clever design is easy to grab and intuitive to operate. We admire how Hytera understand customer requirements, advanced features and enterprise level communications systems aren't always necessary. So BD305LF is great for users looking for digital PTT tech, in a small, slim, robust device, clipped or put in your pocket, throughout your shift, licence-free and ready to respond when you need it to.
Although limited to licence-free power output, the BD305LF still delivers excellent reception and talk range. Operational in either Analogue or Digital mode, using TDMA technology (time-division multiple access), the radio can work for up to 16 hours in Digital mode!
The BD305LF is designed and tested to meet Military Standards 810 G, including temperature shock, vibration, high and low temperature and humidity. Whilst the IP54 dust and water-proof design guarantees the reliability.
Another excellent radio with digital voice encoding and correction technology, the human voice is transmitted clearer with less background noise over a greater distance.
5. Motorola Solutions XT185
Licence-Free Digital Two-Way Radio
A Cost-Effective Two-Way Radio Communication Solution. The Motorola XT185 delivers with all the convenience and benefits of two-way communications without the need for an operating licence.
Lightweight and comfortable yet also rugged, the XT185 is suitable in a wide range of environments. Across the warehouse, shop floor or school playground, the XT185 enables instant and clear communications at the touch of a button. Developed for business and commercial users, the XT185 is a general-purpose two-way radio, ideal for users needing to stay in touch with staff, colleagues or team members quickly, easily and economically. With long battery life, compact size, lightweight, and easy pairing, the XT185 is the perfect radio for the cost-conscious user — delivering all the convenience and benefits of two-way communications without the need for an operating licence.
Top Brands for top businesses — let us recommend a two-radio bespoke system that's right for yours, and your budget.
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